Press Releases

Brown Applauds Livestreamed Assembly Committee Meetings Despite Six Years of Delay

Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) today applauded the long-awaited implementation of livestreamed committee hearings that are conducted by the Assembly. Although a change was made in 2016 thanks to a push from Assembly Minority to allow for livestreamed...

Gov. Hochul’s State of the State ‘Tone-Deaf’ and Myopic

“The governor must take the time to tour the state and listen to her constituents, since she seems oblivious to the plight of her fellow New Yorkers. “Millions of New Yorkers are crying out for safer streets and a more affordable life; two issues...

Assemblyman Ari Brown Blasts Gov. Hochul, Thruway Authority for New Rate Increases

Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) issued the following statement on news that the N.Y. Thruway Authority plans to raise tolls across the board and for commuters crossing the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge over the next several years: “Just as we enter the...

Brown & Students Back the Blue, Thank Nassau County Police

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Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) spearheaded a program with local elementary school students to show the community’s appreciation for the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) wherein the students wrote thank you cards to police officers. Dubbed...

Assemblyman Brown Honors 2022 Women of Distinction

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Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) honored 12 women within the 20th Assembly District for their outstanding contributions to their community and for their professional or personal accomplishments. They were named “Women of Distinction” and were...

“Around Town with Assemblyman Ari Brown” Listening Tour Wraps Up

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Assemblyman Ari Brown (R -Cedarhurst) has just concluded his “Around Town with Assemblyman Ari Brown” listening tour. The assemblyman held office hours in Point Lookout, Island Park, Long Beach, Hewlett, Oceanside, and Cedarhurst. His goal was to...

Brown Honors Local Entrepreneur and Sephardic Jewish Community Liaison

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Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) recently presented an official Assembly Proclamation to Five Towns resident and Sephardic Jewish Community liaison Michael Edery to recognize his vast accomplishments and philanthropic efforts on Long Island. A proud...

Brown’s Meeting with DOT Commissioners Yields End to Rockaway Turnpike Nightmare

Following repeated calls for a solution to unnecessary and burdensome traffic along the Rockaway Turnpike, Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) announced today that all traffic congestion and construction is expected to come to an end by Thursday, weather...

Brown Continues to Press NYC DOT for Answers on Rockaway Turnpike. Construction Issues

In response to extraordinary traffic congestion and reports that Rockaway Turnpike is down to one lane of traffic, Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) is continuing to hold the New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) and state officials...

Brown’s Inaugural Pet Food Drive a Massive Success

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Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) recently wrapped up his inaugural pet food drive in conjunction with Long Island Cares, a local food bank, collecting over 100 pounds of food for the pets of Long Island. The assemblyman and Long Island Cares hope...

Assemblyman Brown to Hold Free Scam Prevention Event September 13

Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) announced today that he will be holding a free scam prevention seminar for local residents on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 1 p.m. at the Long Beach Public Library located at 111 W. Park Avenue in Long Beach. Assemblyman...

Assemblyman Brown and Family Attend Cedarhurst Sidewalk Sale

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Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst), who also serves as Deputy Mayor of the Village of Cedarhurst, accompanied his daughters and grandchildren to the annual village-wide Sidewalk Sale in Cedarhurst earlier this week. This event allows local consumers...

Assemblyman Brown Pens Letter to NYC DOT Commissioner Over Burdensome Rockaway Tnpk. Construction

Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) has written a letter to New York City Transportation Commissioner, Ydanis Rodriguez, calling for a resolution to traffic and safety issues due to construction on the Rockaway Turnpike. Construction of a new Amazon...

Assemblyman Brown Pens Letter to NYC DOT Commissioner Over Burdensome Rockaway Tnpk. Construction - Letter

Brown Attends 38th Annual National Night Out Events

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Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) recently attended several events throughout the 20th Assembly District to celebrate National Night Out – an annual event which celebrates law enforcement, police-community partnerships, and neighborhood camaraderie. ...

Brown Attends Waterfront Warriors 5k To Support Veterans

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Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) recently showed his support for local wounded and ill veterans at the Waterfront Warriors 5k in Long Beach. Waterfront Warriors aims to aid veterans and their families as well as gives them the opportunity to visit...

Assemblyman Brown Speaks At Emergency Center Renaming Honoring Former Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg and Wife Ellen

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Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) celebrated his predecessor Harvey Weisenberg at the renaming of the Mount Sinai South Nassau Long Beach Emergency Department triage space along with his immediate predecessor and current Hempstead Councilwoman, Missy...

Assemblyman Ari Brown Pens Letter To The Commissioner Of Education Opposing Changes To Religious And Private Schools

Assemblyman Ari Brown has drafted and delivered a letter to Betty Rosa, Commissioner of the State Education Department, highlighting his concerns about a proposed rule change that would give the State Education Department the authority to control the...

Assemblyman Ari Brown Joins Grand Opening of Mission Market in Woodmere

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Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) joined employees and supporters for the grand opening of Mission Market on Broadway in Woodmere on Tuesday, June 14. Mission Market is a retail shop and transitional work environment operated by individuals with Autism....

Brown Attends Annual ‘St. Anthony’s Oceanside Feast’

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Assemblyman Ari Brown (R-Cedarhurst) had the pleasure of attending St. Anthony Church’s Annual Oceanside Feast this past week. St. Anthony's Church, established in 1929, serves as a beacon for the Nassau County Catholic Community.  The Oceanside feast...